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HALVERSON NAMED TO HEAD LAND O'LAKES DAIRY FOODS; PACKARD TO OVERSEE INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS

 ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Halverson has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Land O'Lakes, Inc. Halverson has been with Land O'Lakes for 23 years and has held the position of group vice president of Feed, Seed, Member Services and International Development since 1987. Halverson's new duties will add Dairy Foods operations to his Feed, Seed and Member Services responsibilities. The announcement was made today by Jack Gherty, president and chief executive officer of Land O'Lakes, Inc.
 Gherty stated that during Halverson's 23-year career at Land O'Lakes, "He has demonstrated a strong ability to be successful in leading diverse and challenging business activities. He will bring to Dairy Foods strong leadership with his experience and his commitment to value-added marketing and successful team building."
 Halverson is a graduate of Iowa State University and resides with his family in New Brighton, Minn.
 Gherty also announced that Tom Packard, vice president of Fluid Milk Operations, will assume responsibility for all international activities of Land O'Lakes. Gherty stated that Packard's long career of entrepreneurial successes will enhance Land O'Lakes international activities. Packard's association with Land O'Lakes goes back to 1983. He will also continue his responsibilities as president of Country Lakes Foods, a division of Land O'Lakes.
 Packard resides with his family in Minneapolis and is a graduate of Mankato State University.
 Land O'Lakes is a dairy-food marketing and ag supply cooperative owned by farmers and ranchers and local cooperatives in a 15-state region stretching from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest. Its headquarters are located in Arden Hills.
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 /CONTACT: Rita Page Reuss of Land O'Lakes, 612-481-2506/


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